Chief of Party Kirk Ramer
Currently the chief of party of the USAID Feed the Future Tajikistan Agriculture and Water Activity (TAWA), Kirk Ramer has more than 23 years of experience managing projects to promote agricultural and small-and medium-sized enterprise development in Southeastern Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia. During this time, Mr. Ramer has worked to promote trade and investment as well as improve business education, microfinance, and business development services. In addition, Mr. Ramer has extensive experience supporting refugee and internally displaced person integration and managing complex projects in conflict and post-conflict environments. Previously, he served as the chief of party of the USAID New Economic Opportunities (NEO) Initiative in Georgia. Mr. Ramer holds an I.M.B.A. in international business from the University of South Carolina and B.A. in Russian from Swarthmore College.